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Orange Chiffon Cake Recipe

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Orange Chiffon Cake Recipe

If you want to bake a chiffon cake with a citrusy flavor? This is the perfect chiffon cake you are looking for and glaze it with a sweet frosting if you like. I just love the flavor of orange. It’s light and sweet.

2 1/4 cups cake flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
8 large eggs, separated

+ 1 egg white, (room temperature)
1/2 cup vegetable oil
3/4 cup fresh orange juice
3 tablespoons grated orange zest
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon cream of tartar

For the Frosting: (optional)
1/2 cup fresh orange juice
1 pound confectioners’ sugar, sifted


Preheat oven to 325°F.

For the cake:

For the Flour Mixture:

In a bowl, sieve the dry ingredients (flour, 3/4 cup sugar, baking powder and salt). Set aside.

For the Egg Yolk Mixture:

In another bowl, combine yolks, oil, juice, zest and vanilla using a balloon whisk.

For the batter:

Combine and whisk Egg yolk mixture into Flour mixture.

For the Egg Whites:
In a separate mixing bowl, beat egg whites until frothy. Sprinkle cream of tartar; continue beating until firm. Add in 3/4 cup sugar gradually, in batches at a time, until hard peaks form. Fold 1/4 of egg whites mixture into the batter, do it in 4 batches. Until all remaining egg whites are folded carefully. Do not mix it, just fold in the egg whites, to retain the fluffy texture.

Pour mixture in greased 10-inch tube pan. Bake for about 1 hour and 10 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Invert pan over neck of a bottle to cool. Once cool, run a knife around edges and gently tap remove cake. Transfer on a wire rack. Let it cool before frosting. Serve and enjoy! Happy baking!

For the frosting:
Mix in juice to sugar; drizzle over top of cake and down sides.

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